The custom message before or above share buttons will help you add a nice call-to-action text to engage users to share content. Example: Share with friends. The custom message has full support for HTML code and custom shortcodes as well. You can also access two preset constants connected with content:
- %%permalink%% – output the current URL of post/page
- %%title%% – output the current page or post title
Message configuration is located in Social Sharing -> Message before/above share buttons
Message Before Share Buttons
The message configured here will appear on the left side before share buttons. It will be on the same row as the first share button. You have a device responsive controls to make the message appear only on selected device types.
Message Above Share Buttons
The message configured here will appear on the top before share buttons. It will be on a separate row. You have a device responsive controls to make the message appear only on selected device types.
Additional Options to Hide the Messages
The message setup is global for the entire site and if nothing is made as selection it will automatically appear on all automatic displays of share buttons. But we know that this may not be good for all. And you can turn the message off on any automated location via the settings.
To remove the message visit Where to Display -> Positions and select the position where you wish to make the changes. Find “Responsive Appearance” section where you have the option to “Hide message above, before“.